Employee rewards and recognition can easily miss the mark and do the opposite of what was intended.
Reward and recognition are often:
Case in point: I have a distinct and super cringy memory of an employer giving an employee a bottle of wine in recognition of their efforts …. the same employee who was a recovering alcoholic. As the so-called reward was being presented, everyone else in the room shuffled awkwardly while the employee had a ghastly expression on their face.
We can do so much better.
And it doesn’t have to be hit or miss.
“Failing to embrace continuous recognition, where you recognize in the moment, means you miss the opportunity to motivate your employees and provide visibility of and reinforce good behavior” (source: Reward Gateway).
When done well, employee rewards and recognition can have the following benefits for individuals:
Likewise, when done well, employee rewards and recognition can have the following benefits for the organization:
On this anniversary of the 100th Learning and Development Roundtable, we’re going to do something a little different.
We’re going to learn about rewards and recognition as we celebrate and while we’re at it, teach you how to do the same!
Don’t miss the last Learning and Development Roundtable before we take a break until September.
In this free workshop on June 15th, with me, Lee-Anne Ragan, you’ll:
RSVP using this link by June 13th. Then watch your inbox for our agenda and how to participate online.
Please note the dates and times alternate each month so as to reach more people in various time zones at their request.
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If you’ve just realized with dread that the time is untenable for you this month, don’t worry, as long as you’re a Learning and Development Roundtable member (membership is free) you’ll get access to the audio and (timestamped) video recordings, workbook and more.